The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club just announced that one of Major League Baseball's top executives will speak at their January meeting. Damon Jones, Senior Vice President & General Counsel for the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker on Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. at the Old Dominion Boat Club.
For the fifth year in a row, the Bishop Ireton women’s squad brought home the first place trophy from the 2017 Northern Virginia Swim-Dive Invitational Championship. Anna Shumate was recognized as the Most Valuable Swimmer for the meet. The Bishop Ireton men’s squad took fifth place.
Winter sports at T. C. Williams High School are in full swing after winter break, including boys and girls basketball, gymnastics, indoor track & field, swim/dive, and wrestling. Read more about contests through Jan. 14.
The Bishop Ireton Cardinals retained their title as the Alexandria City Wrestling Champions. In the annual showdown with the four area high schools – Bishop Ireton, Episcopal, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes and T. C. Williams – the Cardinals came out on top in all three head-to-head competitions to win the 2017 Alexandria City Championship on Jan. 10.
St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes defended their title in the annual Alexandria City Swim and Dive Championship that took place earlier in the season. This time last year, the Saints edged out Bishop Ireton by one point to win the coveted Mayor’s trophy, ending a 13-year run by the Cardinals.
On Feb. 10, Alexandria City Public Schools will induct five outstanding athletes into the Hall of Fame, including a basketball player from the all-black Parker Gray High School who went on to coach for the Olympics, a star player in the 1971 State Championship football team and a highly successful track / cross country coach and former Athletic Director of T. C. Williams High School.